The Big Three lived up to their nickname Saturday night in Miami, as LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh combined for 73 points leading the Heat to a 101-89 win over the New Jersey Nets. It is the first time all season that all three have scored 20 points in the same game.
With the outcome decided early in the 4th quarter, Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra rested his stars and the end of the Nets bench turned a blow out into a respectable 12 point loss.
Besides James, Wade and Bosh the Heat's high scorer was James Jones with 8.
Anthony Morrow scored a season-high 25 points for New Jersey, who have now lost 4 straight after opening the season with back-to-back wins.
The Nets were only down four at the half, but Miami exploded for a 25-10 run in the third quarter to put the game out of reach, punctuated by several highlight reel dunks from James.
New Jersey has now lost six in a row to Miami, including twice in the last week. They return to action on Tuesday with the first of a home-and-home against Cleveland.